Launch of the UN Women Global HeForShe Campaign in China

on Sunday, 12 April 2015 at Tsinghua University.
Moderated by Mr. James Chau, Broadcaster, Writer

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Event type: Launch events

Start date: 12 April 2015 | Start time: 13:30 UTC08:00
End date: 12 April 2015 | End time: 17:00 UTC08:00

Location: Tsinghua University, Reception Hall, Main Building, No. 1 Qinghua Yuan, Haidian District, Beijing , 100738, P.R. China

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James Chau is a HeForShe. Photo: UN Women
Moderator: Mr. James Chau, Broadcaster, Writer
Photo: UN Women/Montira Narkvichien

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2:00 - 2:30 PM


Video clip of Emma Watson’s speech at the launch of the HeForShe campaign at the 69th United Assembly in New York (15 minutes)

Chinese celebrities video for HeForShe (10 minutes)

2:30 - 2:35 PM

Introduction of VIPs by Moderator, Mr. James Chau

2:35 - 2:45 PM

Opening Remarks by Roberta Clarke, Regional Director of UN Women Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand

2:45 - 2:55 PM

Opening Remarks by Vice President of All-China Women’s Federation

2:55 - 3:05 PM

Opening Remarks by Mme. Mu Hong, Director-General, International Liaison Department of the All-China Women’s Federation

3:05 - 3:10 PM

Video recording of Emma Watson’s speech at the Davos Forum
(5 minutes)

3:10 - 4:10 PM

Panel Discussion with HeForShe advocates moderated by Mr. James Chau, Broadcaster, Writer, UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador.

HeForShe male advocates on the panel include:

• Mr. Wei Zi, Famous film star
• Mr. Yang Ling, Olympic champion on Shooting
• Mr. Zhang Xiaolong, Professor, Famous Film star
• Mr. Li Guangfu, Famous Film star
• Mr. Shi Zongqin, Chief Administration Officer, Proya Cosmetics Co., Ltd.
• Mr. Ma Leijun, Programme Officer, UN Women China

Note: Simultaneous translation in English and Chinese

4:10 - 4:20 PM

• HeForShe male advocates pledge their support to HeforShe and promote online signatures through on their mobile phone.

• Male participants in the audience are encouraged by the moderator to sign up for the HeForShe on

• Other male participants will also be encouraged to sign “I Agree” online.

• Moderator invites participants to sign online with QR code.

4:20 - 4:40 PM

Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation by Roberta Clarke, Regional Director of UN Women Asia and the Pacific to HeForShe males advocates in China (Wei Zi, Yang Ling, Zhang Xiaolong, Li Guangfu, James Chau, and Fang Yuyou).

4:40 - 4:40 PM

Closing by James Chau

For additional informaiton contact

Ms. Jing XU
UN Women Administrative Assistant
Tel: 0086 – 10 – 85320934 (office) or 0086 – 18911552608 (mobile)

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